[V8] window issue

Greg Furstenwerth slicerdicer at comcast.net
Sat Mar 26 23:17:46 EST 2005

Ok I have done further testing with this. If you were to crack open your
handle and take a look at the wires.

|1   ----2    |3
     |4  |5

It would look something like that for the connector between the switch
and the wires. I put numbers by them for ease of reading sake.

1 and 2 joined creates 11.89volts same with 2 and 3. I tested this with
volt meter. Now if I take a wire and join 1 and 4 and 2 and 5 the window
will go up and if I reverse the 4 and 5 wires it goes down. I may be off
on what way I did this but I am saying I can manually make the
connections by hand with the wires. This leads me to think its just a
switch problem.... But if it is a switch problem then why on earth would
a switch from both backseats not work nor switching around the drivers
side switches. This is a odd problem I do say so.

Upside is I know I am getting power and manually creating the circuit I
can make the windows go up and down! This is very exciting right now for
me cause I actually got it to go up and down by creating a circuit! next
step that I am going to do is dismantle the driverside switch and
passenger switch and make sure there is no corrosion in them or some
other funkyness. If this is the case I will clean it and yay.

As to note the drivers side rear window would not work from there but
the drivers door could roll it up and down so I cleaned the switch and
it works now.

Greg Furstenwerth
93 V8 Q
North Bend, WA

Greg Furstenwerth wrote:

>In regards to what Dan Hussey was talking about with the Window problem.
>I have tested alot with a volt meter and come up with some really
>strange results. Here is the deal, Pulling the wires that go to the
>regulator and testing them I get 11.89+ and 11.89- but when under load
>it does not go up and down I get power.
>Here is the odd part. If I reverse the leads on the regulator it goes up
>and down by using the down button. The problem is that if I use the up
>button while reversed leads it wont go down. So I am getting power to
>both leads unless under load. This is very confusing. So I get power but
>under load it does nothing it seems... does anybody have any ideas?
>Greg Furstenwerth
>93 V8 Q
>North Bend, WA
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